Monthly Archives: January 2016

Origins of Hawaiian Treasures

On Sunday, January 18th, 1778, Captain James Cook sighted the northernmost island in the Hawaiian chain, and forever influenced the culture of Hawaii's native people. Here we see drawings of the first traded Hawaiian curiosities from Cook's voyage. The evidence of a culture is the tools, dress, and traditions of that society. Isolated for 5…
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Hawaii: Eat it green! Eat it raw!

By noreply@blogger.com (Trailblazer Hawaii) Since 'you are what you eat,' here's one thing you may not want to have in common with the fruits and veggies on your plate in Hawaii: A trans-Pacific airline flight. Most of the fresh foodstuffs in Hawaiian supermarkets travel 2,500 miles to get to the tables in the Islands. Many…
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Sharks of Hawaii Another Shark Attack

Another shark attack in Hawaii, 2nd shark attack in recent weeks, a teenage surfer's legs were bit by a shark just days after a female German tourist was attacked while snorkeling. The first shark attack happened in Maui, Hawaii while the surfer was attacked in Hilo, Hawaii. This recent shark attack victim, the German tourist,…
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Boosting Big Island Access to Astronomy

By Ryan Ozawa The ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center in Hilo is one of my favorite places to visit when I'm visiting my favorite town on Earth. Aimed at kids and students as much as tourists, it beautifully illustrates the connection between traditional Hawaiian practices and cutting edge science. But with the Big Island spread out over…
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